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Brazilian Youth: A study on risk and protective factors of adolescents from low-income families from Taubaté City

Grant number: 06/06789-1
Support type:Regular Research Grants
Duration: August 01, 2007 - July 31, 2008
Field of knowledge:Humanities - Psychology - Human Development Psychology
Principal Investigator:Marilza Terezinha Soares de Souza
Grantee:Marilza Terezinha Soares de Souza
Home Institution: Instituto Básico de Biociências (IBB). Universidade de Taubaté (UNITAU). Taubaté , SP, Brazil


This project aims to gathe a social-demographic data of a sample of 268 adolescents in low-income families from Taubaté city, and, to investigate risk behaviours, risk and protective factors that are present in those adolescents and their families. As a method of investigation it was adopted the a quantitative design, and a questionnaire as instrument. (AU)